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Address: Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the...

We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch

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Beautiful temple after a serious climb

Wat Banan sits at the top of 358 stairs, so getting there is not for the faint hearted. Its a fair way out of Battambong but the tuk tuk ride through the villages provides... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in Battambang the temple is worth seeing! It's older than Angkor Wat. Yes there are a lot of stairs but it is doable... go early before it gets hot out! On the back at the bottom of the hill there is also a small cave you can walk through. You can sit in the little huts along the... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wat Banan sits at the top of 358 stairs, so getting there is not for the faint hearted. Its a fair way out of Battambong but the tuk tuk ride through the villages provides tourists with a nice view of rural life in Cambodia. Best viewed early morning or late afternoon the temple is falling into disrepair but that provides... More 

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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temples has view of ricefield around each side as so amazing, nice place to visit and steps are so high but thrilled .

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little temple complex at the top of a long climb. You will have to be rude to the beggar children though. It does not help them to be nice as that encourages them to skip school. Wonderful views from the top and a really nice little complex. Do not waste your time stopping at the "grape farm", it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 1000's of temples hidden away in the jungle remnants of the Kymer empire that included most of what is now Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand. This is a great example of one.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you've seen the temples in siem reap this really doesn't compare, climb 350 stairs. a lot of beggars it's hard as you can simply not help them all, overall a good work out and some views to be seen but go to the batcaves for better views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived there by a private Taxi. The temple access is via steps. It was fascinating to see young children following us. We had some pankhawallas trying to cool us down with some hand made pankhas. It was a very pampering time. We ended up with only two girls walking with us. One was seven and the other was eleven.they... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a look. A very nice drive to get out there. Good to tie this vusit in with Phnum Sampou. Give it a go.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Nice ruines of a little temple after a steep climb with 350 steps. But the best part is the way to the temple from Battambang. If you have a good tuktuk driver (like Jake, 0966762086) he will take you to some nice places on the road, through the fields, the dancing bridge, fruit bats hanging in the trees etc...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Guys, be prepared to do about 368 and odd steps which are pretty steep and get to the top - you see the temple in ruins, awaiting restoration, some Budha statues being installed recently for praying and of course a wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding area. Make sure you carry water with you. The statues from all temples are... More 

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